Janet Malcolm (born 1934) is an American writer and journalist on staff at The New Yorker magazine. She is the author of Psychoanalysis: The Impossible Profession (1981), In the Freud Archives (1984) and The Journalist and the Murderer (1990).
Craig Seligman wrote of her: "Like Sylvia Plath, whose not-niceness she has laid open with surgical skill, she discovered her vocation in ... more »
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''Fidelity to the subject's thought and to his characteristic way of expressing himself is the sine qua non of journalistic quotation.''Janet Malcolm (b. 1934), U.S. author. The Journalist and the Murderer, "Afterword," (1990). Malcolm was at the center of a legal dispute in which ...